Feb 1, 2013 8:00am PST
payments and give you tax-free cash from the equity in your home. and here's the best part -- you still own your home. take control of your retirement today. ♪ ♪ snoop i get a little time off next week. martha: yes do you. bill: let's settle this right now are you going the ravens. martha: i'm going the ravens. bill: why are you doing that. martha: i did a little more research and i thought i'm going to root for the ravens. bill: she you. bye-bye. jon: we begin with this fox news alert, one person has been killed in a terrorist attack at the u.s. embassy in turkey. a homicide bomber setting off the blast in front of that facility today killing a turkish guard. several injuries also reported in the explosion. the u.s. state department says it is working with turkish police to investigate the attack. it is also warning american citizens in turkey to avoid high-risk areas and to remain alert. the story still developing right now. much course we will continue to keep an eye on it, bring you the latest coming up in a live report. and right now, brand-new stories, and breaking news.
Jan 31, 2013 8:00am PST
after the election the president continuing his campaign for extending tax cuts, um, for everyone but the wealthy top brackets, and so we had a fiscal cliff debate and fight on capitol hill where american taxpayers across the country paying their holiday bills were anxiously waiting to see what congress would do, and ultimately everyone but the top earners saw their tax cuts restored. and we went right into a debate about gun control and immigration reform. so it's true that the president has not talked about growth or the economy in a very long time. given this new data, though, and given the fact that we saw an anticipation of these sequestered cuts that the congress passed a long time ago and have the opportunity to undo but haven't yet and are set to go into effect on march 1, in anticipation of those cuts that really hit at defense spending we saw a big shrink in defense jobs, and that is going to continue, um, when we see the sequester go into effect in march. and it's going to hit domestic programs as well. combined that will be, produce a considerable dent to consumer demand.
Jan 28, 2013 11:00am EST
also focused on the nation's fiscal crisis saying only significant spending cuts, not tax reform, will solve the deficit problem. that is something is he thinks the president is missing. >> i don't think that the president thinks we actually have a fiscal crisis. he has been reportedly saying to our leaders we don't have a spending problem, we have a health care problem. that leads me to conclude he thinks we ought to have more government-run health care and rationing. i don't think that is going to work. jon: let's get back to karl rove. karl, what about his thoughts on a president bent on conquest? >> i think it is accurate. i wrote about this in my "wall street journal" column last week. i thought it was interesting in the president's inaugural address he went out of his way to take a political slap at his defeated opponent in the election, mitt romney and then he went on to basically call republicans name-calling absolutist who are clowns. in order to make certain we got the point, his communication director had gone on television the day before we have neither a political sy
Jan 30, 2013 11:00am EST
taxes and enjoying all the benefits. uma: juan, do you think this the end it will be a big showdown with the president and congress over this security issue? >> it could be. but i don't think that either side wants it to slow down this process. i think we are on a fast track, uma. i think that both republicans and democrats see political advantage to getting a deal done and want it done. i think that's why senator rubio has been able to persuade so many people on the right and some -- he's a tea party favorite that this is the time to get it done, and i think from the president's perspective it's key to his legacy to his second term agenda. uma: on the other side of this, from the g.o.p. if they do get a deal done this will hopefully operate door for more hispanics to take a second look at the g.o.p. >> absolutely. what bothers me. we are on a fast track. how much will this cost. how much will we add to medicare. social security, food stamps and so on. we will ram this through likely did with healthcare and three years from now wheel aoeb scratching our head wondering why we need mo
Jan 25, 2013 8:00am PST
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Feb 1, 2013 11:00am EST
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Jan 24, 2013 8:00am PST
mortgage. it will eliminate your monthly mortgage payments and give you tax-free cash from the equity in your home. and here's the best part -- you still own your home. take control of your retirement today. ♪ ♪ jon: firefighters in chicago face brutal cold as they battle a new flare-up of one of the city's biggest fires in years. rick folbaum joins us with more. >> reporter: this is the fire that just won't die down, it actually started tuesday. firefighters got it under control early yesterday morning, but now it's started back up again, and when the initial call went out, this is what's known as a 511 alarmer. flames so bad, a situation so dangerous that one-third of the city's on-duty firefighters were called into respond. and you can see how bad it got. this is the aftermath after it's been sprayed. now those flames up again. it's an old warehouses building, there was of a lot of timber inside where parts of actually collapsed and put other nearby buildings in danger. and another problem for the fire fighters, those sub-freezing temperatures. water used to put out the fire leadi